Exploring Unga's bulk copper-gold targets

North of 60 Mining News – December 6, 2019


Last updated 9/26/2020 at 11:23am

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Established in 1886, the historic Apollo gold mine on Unga Island was the first hardrock gold operation established in the Alaska territory. Apollo and adjacent Sitka mine produced roughly 150,000 ounces of gold from high-grade epithermal veins before they were shuttered in 1922.

Redstar Gold Corp. Dec. 2 said it has identified a 10-kilometer-long trend on its Unga project in Alaska that hosts seven, kilometer-scale alteration zones and several smaller ones capable of hosting bulk tonnage copper and gold mineralization in porphyry and epithermal systems.

The Unga project, which is on the Unga and Popov islands just south of the Alaska Peninsula, is best known for its hi...

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